Calling all revcom readers and everyone who urgently wants to end the nightmare being put into place by the Trump/Pence fascist regime.

Join in a month-long special effort to promote the talk and Q&A’s from Bob Avakian:

In the Name of Humanity,
We REFUSE to Accept a Fascist America
A Better World IS Possible

Updated with new material February 6, 2018 | Revolution Newspaper |


Be part of bringing the most serious answers to the most urgent questions to tens and hundreds of thousands, and ultimately millions.

This talk from Bob Avakian (BA) provides a scientific understanding of the roots of this fascist regime—in the history of the U.S. and the deeper roots in the system of capitalism-imperialism.  He does so with passion, humor, humanity, and a deep sense of history. He cuts into the deepest, most agonizing questions first in the speech and then in a wide-ranging Questions and Answers.

If more people watched this talk, it could change today’s political equation.  But far too few have seen this talk, or even know about it.  You are needed to be part of changing this.

What follows is a multi-layered plan to do just that.  We will provide you with promotional materials, draft letters, phone banking scripts and more… so stay tuned.  If you encounter obstacles or questions you don’t know how to answer, write to us.  If you have experience that others can learn from, write to us.  This is just the beginning of bold and exciting plans to impact all of society with this talk, and Avakian’s revolutionary work overall.  We’ll be writing with more plans and proposals and look forward to your feedback, and your ideas.

In addition to the film itself, a couple of important tools in this promotional effort include the official biography of Avakian, which gets deeply into Bob Avakian’s history and the content and world historic significance of his work.  And there is the website for The Bob Avakian Institute, a nonprofit institute organized for educational purposes whose mission is to preserve, project, and promote the works and vision of Bob Avakian with the aim of reaching the broadest possible audience.  Plus, of course, right here at, which will be covering this closely.

We also recommend people read and share this piece on why BA is a contended question and welcome and join the controversy over this—positive and negative.

Here are some key elements of the plan for the next several weeks:

• Social media.  This is going to be one of the main ways people encounter this talk, but there needs to be a big breakthrough in reach and impact.  Follow @tuneintorevcom on twitter, facebook and instagram.  In addition to wielding the powerful content of revcom, we will be focusing on promotion of this film—in its own right and in relation to key questions and major events breaking in society.  Help build the following of these accounts and if you already have social media, share on yours.  If you’re promoting the film: watching it with others, out on the street, hanging in the dorms, take a picture, record a comment from someone and post on social media.  Everything should be maximized via social media.  And to volunteer to be part of a national social media team, write to us at

• Mass promotion in the street with displays, palm cards, and posters. Go into areas and put a big TV on the back of a truck or van, or show clips on the spot on phones and tablets.  Make a scene and encourage people to watch on the spot, and schedule a time where they can get into it more deeply—on their own, or with their friends and family.  Schools are back in session and we should work with students to spread this in their dorms, make classroom announcements, have viewings with student clubs, or at a coffee shop after school.  Go out to busy transit hubs or even play a minute of it between train stops on mass transit.  Make a stir and let people know that if they are agonizing and confused about what is happening with this regime, they need to hear the analysis in this talk!

Pick a couple areas or spots to saturate, to create real bases where this is a “thing” that everyone knows about… or feels they have to... and the terms of discussion and debate get changed on a mass scale.

As there are new outrages with this regime, join people in the streets and pass out materials about this talk.  Schedule an emergency viewing so people can make the links between the particular outrages, the rapid pace of the regime as a whole—and why we can’t rely on the normal channels that brought this regime to power to stop it, why we must rely on ourselves.

• Organized viewings. In addition to scheduling viewings and inviting people broadly, work with people to show it among their circles, formally and informally.  Talk with pastors about scheduling church showings, reach out to organizations you know, and those you don’t know, about watching clips in a meeting or setting up a time to watch the whole thing. Are there alternative high schools you work with that would show it as a school assembly, what about showings in barber shops and hair salons, neighborhood boxing gyms and more?

• Following up with everyone we meet.  Sit down and strategize with those who have bigger platforms or disproportionate influence.  Make a concerted effort for phone banking and email follow up, inviting people to watch it and promote it on their social media.  Ask people to make video or written statements, send it to us directly or share on their social media.

• Bloggers, podcasters, commentators.  The stand-alone clips from the talk, and the single Q&A’s would make VERY good radio and podcast material.  Reach out to people you know with radio shows, or who have this kind of online platform.  If you have ideas, write to us at

• Raising funds for more major online promotion. Every aspect of this should involve fundraising: being out on the street collecting funds, phone banking, and group viewings.  Everyone you meet can be part of enabling this to reach many others by contributing funds to have exponential impact.  Also, stay tuned for a call for a weekend of house parties to raise funds ... but don’t wait to start reaching out to set these up.

• February is Black History Month—And This Talk Is A Must-See In That Context!  Nothing links the whole history of Black people in this country to the rise of this “Make America White Again” regime like this talk does.  Nothing goes anywhere near as deep as this talk doesbe bold and get it out there, to people, groups, events, institutions, etc. who are observing the month!


In everything we do, let people know there is a need for them: for their ideas, questions, skills and creativity.  We need designers, social media mavens, film editors and much more... and every need there is to be filled should provide an opportunity to involve people in the fight for a better world.  We look forward to having a big and very necessary impact on society with this film and, at the end of this month, to get ready for further major advances.  And we look forward to learning a great deal in the process.

Let’s go!



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